Am I Not Good Enough for a Baby, God?

Yesterday I saw her. She was standing to my left, two rows up with her hands raised in worship; her beautiful pregnant belly slightly peeking out. I couldn’t concentrate on anything else in that moment because once I noticed her silhouette in the darkness among the stage lights, questions swirled around in my head like…

An Open Letter to My Fertile Family

As we all gathered together around a cozy campfire to devour our roasted hot dogs, bowls of chili, and mounds of pasta salad, I could hear to the left of me talk of a nursery and the upcoming baby shower. Directly behind me I overheard someone discuss the struggles and joys of going from one…

Comparison

“Sometimes you compare your journey with those of your friends, family members, or even strangers who seem to be on easier paths.  But you cannot fully comprehend the problems they face.  Nor do you know what the future holds for them.  Remember My response to Simon Peter when he asked about My dealings with John: …

Will You Rejoice With Those Who Have Children?

When you are struggling to conceive for months or even years, hearing the good news of someone else getting pregnant can be difficult to swallow.  You put on a fake smile and tell them “Congratulations”,  but it stings.  Their amazing news, the news you wish was yours can cause bitterness.  It can cause fear.  It…